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our arrival. >> fire caused at least $80,000 in damage. >>> this morning, crews in daly city will get back to a massive clean-up effort. we first showed you yesterday a wall of mud and water buried several streets of a neighborhood near hillside park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in daly city where an aging pipe is apparently blamed for the problem. >> reporter: michelle, you are correct. and city officials say that they are going to work to restore or repair that pipe and they actually admit there could be more in this area. but let's focus on the clean-up right now. last night's cleaning efforts weren't successful in this daly city neighborhood. the water main burst brought about inches of mud down on the road. here's a look from our cbs 5 chopper. neighbors were startled at 4:30 a.m. when police told them to leave their homes. 45,000 gallons of water came downhill. city leaders say it was because of a cast iron pipe made in the 1930s. >> you can see the pipe actually sheared off. we have an aging system. we know that we have pipes in the ground that are probably, you know, close
. >> reporter: engineers tested the hill before allowing people back in their homes and city officials say an 8" pipe connected to a water tank burst, causing the landslide. they blame the pipe's old age, that pipe was made in the 1930s. city officials plan to repair or restore the pipes in the area and say there could be more aging pipes similar to the one that burst yesterday. live in daly city, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >> thank you. >>> big question now, who is going to pay for all the clean- up? car owners whose auto insurance policies do include a comprehensive coverage are automatically protected no matter where the car was parked. but you should make the claim immediately. drivers who don't have the comprehensive coverage should submit a claim to daly city within the next six months. forms are available at city hall. >>> an attic fire in the east bay forced a family out of their home. one firefighter suffered minor injuries. crews took 20 minutes to knock the fire down. they spent hours dealing with the flare-ups. that's due to complications from a new roof on the home. the residents inside
: there's mud and water everywhere. this is what we're seeing throughout several blocks in this daly city neighborhood. here here on lasaine and price street and police say that it appears a water main broke somewhere up the hill so the water has been gushing down flooding the streets. some cars have water going past their tires. we have some video a little bit earlier. let's bring that up. residents have been waking up. they tell me because of the sound of o hospitallers. they're -- helicopters. there are police out here, firefighters out here. and when residents walk outside and see this, a lot of them concerned. quite a few have been evacuated from their homes and last we heard, they were going to a nearby park. we have yet to speak with any of those people and are still trying to get updates from police and firefighters, but a a big mess clean up here. when we first arrived it looked like there was gushing water and at this point everything seems to be still. maybe they're getting things under control up the hill but we will get the latest information and get back to you shortly. >>>
city neighborhood near hillside park has finally dug itself out of that mess after a water main burst and buried it in mud. cbs 5 reporter linda shows us there are still some concerns hanging over homeowner's heads. literally, linda. >> yes, there are, ken. the river of mud just swept down this hillside narrowly missing a couple of homes, but it did take out this car, one of a dozen parked out here on the street. >> work crews got the streets cleared by night fall. a wall of mud buried these streets. people were startled awake just before 4:30 when police ordered them out of their homes. >> basically we saw just three feet high mud blocking the whole street. >> an 8-inch pipe connected to a water tank in the hills above them ruptured. 45,000 gallons of water cascaded downhill, carving a giant trench, sending a river of mud to the streets, just missing atruro romero's home. >> the mud went the other way, my house and this house going to fall down. >> no homes were damaged but people were helpless as they saw their cars swallowed up. >> like, oh my gosh, god please help us. >> city offi
. >> reporter: a trip on lakeshore avenue in oakland or any bay area city you'll see plenty of eyeballs looking down on smartphones and nothing else. >> and i didn't even pay attention to the camera. >> reporter: we caught one after another so engrossed in their phones that they ignored their surroundings. this man almost bumped into me. some bay area police agencies say that's why they are responding to so many robberies involving cell phones. they say people make themselves easy targets. some people even walk with their $400 and $500 phones out in the open. >> i handed him the phone in the crowded area, once he got his hands on it he was gone. >> reporter: daniel casey of oakland learned his lesson. never let a stranger borrow his iphone. >> felt betrayed. i was being nice. >> reporter: oakland saw a 23% increase in robberies so far this year compared to the same time last year. police say of the 60 robbery suspects arrested since august, more than half, 31 of them were arrested for stealing cell phones. investigators say a ah side from a high demand for smartphones, thieves believe this type
the influence of alcohol. now, back out live, we see that city workers are again trying to do a lot of clean-up this morning here and try to restore those traffic lights in the area. a lot of debris and mess left behind and we saw one vehicle also in this area that has a dent in it. chp says this is an active investigation and there will be more information later on. cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> a house fire left a neighborhood in san francisco covered in smoke. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on the scene with the clean-up. good morning. >> reporter: the people who lived in the building that was on fire have now been able to return home. they were lucky. here are the pictures of the place in the duboce triangle. it was challenging for the firefighters because it was traveling through the walls of the building. the fire damage was isolated tonight try ways of the building. -- the damage was isolated to the entryways of the building. it could have been deadly if the smoke detectors didn't wake people up and get them out. >> some smoke coming out. i went back in and got my roommate and told them abou
of health risks, the neighbors are still jittery. there is perhaps rain on the horizon but the city assures them that they are fine for now. they'll be okay. >> we'll keep an eye on that. joe, thank you. >>> and coming up in about 20 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to make sure that your protected from something like this. >> incredible video. >>> for the first time ever an electric car has been named motor trend car of the year and that winner is a bay area product. cbs 5 reporter len ramirez at a tesla dealer in san jose where they are celebrating the model s' honor tonight. >> reporter: exactly right. you have to give the folks at tesla in palo alta and the people who build the cars in fremont a lot of credit. they have produced a world class vehicle that runs on batteries and is electrifying the automotive industry. the 17-inch touchscreen display to the disis a peering door handles, there was buzz about the tesla model s. but when motor trend named it car of the year, it was more. >> it is the equivalent of the academy awards. >> he has reason to be proud. des
and its jobs will be good for the whole city. and that organized labor one of the biggest forces in city politics is behind the deal big time. >> i think it's a big step forward. we still have to take a look at the financial components of the deal. >> reporter: waterfront residents are starting to feel that the deal is moving too fast and more attention needs to be paid about the noise and traffic that 200 coliseum events a year will mean to this neighborhood. >> i understand why they are pushing things so quickly, but a lot of folks in the neighborhood field, let's take a step back. >> reporter: maybe. but for now, the full-court press is on. >> any questions for the mayor? >> reporter: the timing of this, is it coincidence that it happened the same day they start hearings? >> well, it's planned. i mean, i think we're hitting every milestone that we can. >> reporter: and they have milestones to hit and i think we'll hear more announcements like this. by the time this christmas tree gets through city hall, there are going to be a lot of ornaments on it. >> yeah. >> reporter: what they ar
city councilman eric swalwell defeated fellow democrat pete stark by 6 points last night in the election. swalwell says he is ready to bring new energy and ideas to washington. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> stark has been representing california's 13th district for nearly 4 decades. but he was running this year in the newly redrawn 15th district. >>> it was a true lesson in sociology and politics for a group of students at san jose state university. their class project turned into the city raising its minimum wage. earlier this year, the students gathered enough support to put measure d on the ballot. and last night voters passed it with 59% of the vote. that will raise the minimum wage from 8 to $10 an hour. >> it will make a difference in my life, you know. i'll have more money for me to help myself with the rent or other bills. >> my price pretty low like around $5 for breakfast, probably i up the price maybe like 40 to
in san jose could have unintended consequences. not everyone is happy about more pay for the city's lowesterners. lynn? >> reporter: for the last few months we've been hearing from the backers of the minimum wage law this is the right thing to do for workers that $8 is not enough to live on in silicon valley but we spoke to workers today who said they would be financially hurt, not helped, by the affects of measure d. as a min women wage worker, this man will get an instant raise when measure d. takes effect next year. but he's not happy about it. >> i vote no for this. because i'm an american citizen now. >> ally, who can double his wages on tips, said measure d. will hurt him on the long run. >> $2 not helping me. you go back, i was working 40 hours and now the boss will cut my hours, cut more people and unemployment will be high. >> reporter: it is what the business community calls the unintended consequences of the new minimum wage law. >> they plan to raise prices on the menu, cut hours, lay off some employees. >> nick said he and his partners figured out what their new payro
that are probably close or past use for life. that is not uncommon in the bay area. >> reporter: city officials say they do the best to shore them up or replace them as time and money allow but they admit there are other aging pipes in the area that could also present a risk. >> i would say to the degree that we have all of these, not as much. but any pipe on any given day has vulnerabilities. >> so the clean-up continues now. most of the cars have been dug out. actually all of them have. it will take a much longer time to clean up the park. the investigation also continues. they are focusing on the age of that pipe as the cause for it to just sheer off suddenly early this morning. reporting live in daly city, joe vasquez, cbs 5. >> and coming up in 10 minutes, the type of coverage you should have on your car to be protected for something like this. >>> and new details on the growing scandal involving former cia director david petraeus. it has put a promotion on hold for the top u.s. commander in afghanistan. cbs reporter danielle nottingham on the story that is getting more complex by the day. >>
say her re-election as house speaker is virtually guaranteed. >>> well, it's a dirty job and daly city public works has to do it. cleaning up the mountain of mud that plowed into a residential neighborhood and swallowed up a park. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is near hillside park in daly city where crews are already hard at work. >> reporter: at this point it's a race against time amend weather. there is still a lot of mud to get rid of but city officials say with the impending rain the first priority is to make sure the mu doesn't spread back to the streets. workers were at it again hauling away more of yesterday's landslide aftermath but the priority isn't clearing up the park but making way for mother nature. >> what we're doing is trying to create a buffer zone around where you can put the hay bales to hold it in place so the mud will stay through the weekend number we get a better -- right now we're fighting the weather. we want to get the weather taken care of first. >> reporter: we saw the worst of it yesterday. from our cbs 5 chopper you can see the damage 45,000 gallons of wa
know crews are on scene and we're sending our own news crew to daley city to check it out. if your commute takes you south, 880 at 237, silicon valley commute off to a great start there. and i want to mention this, a traffic alert, still in effect out in santa -- that is a check of your time saver traffic. for more on your forecast, we're talking big changes around the corner. >>> we have to enjoy the nice weather. we have major changes. rain likely to make a return. it will be sunny and bright as you head out the door. 30s in the valley, 40s inside the bay and 50s, a little down slowed action and that's warming the temperatures up. and most of the clouds as well to the north, and occasionally we'll see a few clouds drift across the skies. and temperatures will be a little bit warmer. yesterday we topped out in low to mid-60s. today we'll get right about the average. 68 degrees in livermore. and 65 degrees in san francisco. looks like a nice couple days coming our way, but major changes, rain expecting later this week. more in just a bit. back to you. >>> 5:09 now. >>> chevron plan
. >>> and the city of newark had has given the green light fora for a new transit center. it will be part of a larger project of retail, housing and transportation on the city's west edge. they credit the economy for pushing it it forward. >>> well, the nip in the air made it great time for ice skating. >>> it has been an unseasonably cool weekend. now the days the rain ark arrives -- arrives. ,, hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios and now the city of san rafl one, just in time fo >>> it has been more than 25 years since marin county had an ice rink. now the city of rafell has one in time for the holidays. 5,000 square feet of real ice. it including skating times for parents and their little ones and family night on tuesdays. rent skates and hit the ice for $15 a person and it will stay open until middle january. >> all right, we can not resist it. the holidays are coming upon us. >> it is cold enough for
of my car. >> sucked in. daly city residents wake up to find a river of mud where the road once ran. good afternoon everyone, i'm frank mallicoat. sudden flow of water and mud was a rude awakening for dozens of residents and it all started thanks to the 80-yard pipe burst. cbs 5 reporter aiolis is a hairington joins us how -- aiolis is a hairington joins us lou. >> reporter: frank, basically the pipe was very, very old. it failed and pumped water into the neighborhood. take a look behind me at some of the mess it's left behind. we have bulldozers the trying the clean up -- trying to clean up some of the mud and a lot of neighbors out taking a look at the scene. they told me they never thought they would see. a daly city neighborhood covered in mud. >> you cannot take it out your car because the mud is all the way up to the tire. >> reporter: a sheer break of the 18-inch water pipe caused flooding and forced evacuations spilling 45,000 gallons of water near the street. this happened near hillside park overlooking the saint avenue. you can see where the water came rushing down the hil
voters approved last week. >>> the state's finances might be looking up, but many bay area cities are still struggling and we're seeing and feeling the effects every day. police officers in san jose, for instance, are resigning instead of putting up with lower wages and lower benefits. there are now less than 1,000 police officers available for full duty, and only 70% of those are out in the street. it's bad. kiet do says there may be a silver lining. >> reporter: clark has a front- row seat to san jose's rising crime rate, when he caught a burglar red-handed in his bedroom. >> you don't expect somebody in your home that doesn't belong there. >> reporter: he used to be the neighborhood watch vice president. he says there have been about ten break-ins in the area in the past six months. he said with fewer cops on the streets, prowlers are getting bold. >> when things go wrong, we need officers there to support us. >> reporter: san jose police have written a special memo to the city about the police shortage. >> the numbers are not good. >> reporter: over the past decade, sjpd went
in a city of nearly a million people. >> there is no wiggle room. anytime you move personnel, you'll be robbing peter to pay paul. that's the reality that we live in. >> mayor reed says 44 men and women are going through the academy right now. those officers should be ready to hit streets of san jose next june. >>> closing arguments set in contra costa county this morning in the case of a man who killed his ex-girlfriend and another man at the richmond/san rafael bridge toll plaza. this is the penalty phase in the trial of nathan burris who was convicted of the two murders last week. he could face the death penalty. >>> two women home alone fought off an armed prowler. the suspect may have stab wounds in the chest. according to police he broke that a san rafael apartment tuesday night. the women say he was armed with a knife. he got into a fight with one of them of the the other roommate grabbed a phone and called police. other neighbors say they heard yelling. >> kind of scary when you have young people in the house with you, too. >> the victim, who was being attacked, turned the
this conducting this kind of telethon throughout many cities across the united states. >> we're thrilled and so grateful to the bay area for the responding with such generosity. it's fantastic. >> reporter: i want to throw out there my own personal contribution. at this particular time i want to invite any of you that are watching out there, if you can donate $500 or more, i will offer you personally a tour of our cbs 5 studios for four people, not only do you get a tour but i'll take you to kcbs radio, alice radio, live 105. you get to watch a newscast. at this time we are currently up to -- really? $50,000 since 6:00 this morning! frank and michelle, we have gathered 50,000 pledges so far. these donations going directly to the american red cross, who in turn will assist people on the east coast. i thank you. but we still need your help. we are here until 7:00 tonight. >> i think you're going to be very busy, roberta. a lot of people chimed in this morning on the tour. >> i have a whole new group of friends. [ laughter ] >> ed goo. and 50,000 is great. thank you. >>> that phone number will sta
the weekend. holidays being observed on this monday, city, county and state government offices are closed today. post offices will be closed as well. banks, schools are closed today as well. bay area transit systems are running on a regular schedule but without school service. president, vice-president, and their ws >>> president obama marked veterans day at arlington national ceremony taking place in the wreath laying ceremony at the tomb of the unknown. after wards president obama noted there is the first veterans day there's no americans fighting in iraq. >>> in san jose, the 94th 94th annual veterans day parade, wednesday on market street yesterday. the event is considered one of the biggest in northern california. and we'd like to hear who you would like to thank this veterans day holiday. tell us who they are. send a picture to mornings @ cbsmornings.com. and you can comment on our twitter or facebook page. cate cauguiran sent this picture of her father. she said she's very proud of his service in the navy and all other vets across our nation. >> great shot. >> it is. >>> time now,
to cause an additional economic stimulus of almost $200 million for the city of san jose. >> reporter: and so san jose joins a very small number of cities nationwide that have minimum wage laws above and beyond what the state requires. but since measure d. did pass here in san jose, city officials and labor leaders have been getting calls from other cities interested in the same in their area, including, oakland, berkeley and los angeles. >>> a fear of heights. the fiscal cliff putting wall street over the edge as they turn the focus to the budget crisis. putting the damper on any gains on the market. the dow ended flat after one of the worst weeks of the year last week. that cliff could be reached 50 days from today. tomorrow the president and congress will get back to work. hoping to cut a deal and prevent automatic spending cuts and tax hikes at the end of the year. even if lawmakers work out a compromise, the political fight until then is sure to keep investors on edge. pitching the stock market back and forth until it is resolved. >>> well members of congress are asking why the f
rains led to rivers overflowing in central italy. northern italy had also been hit hard. the city barely keeps up with the storm surge. >>> cbs moneywatch time now on a wednesday morning. strikes across europe today and thanksgiving travellers will have plenty of company. ashley morrison has more. >> reporter: police in spain arrested 30 people as another general strike gets under way. workers in spain and portugal walked off the job in protests of austerity measures. the strike prevents travel by train and air as well as closed down schools. protests are also planned in italy, greece, france and belgium. asian stocks got a lift after greece had a sale of short term treasury bills on tuesday. tokyo's nikkei broke a seven day losing streak while the hang seng gained 1%. investors jitters over the fiscal cliff in the u.s. and economic turmoil in europe sent wall street lower. the dow closed down at 58 points while the nasdaq fell 20 points. millions of shares of facebook could be looking for an investor to friend them on the stock market today. a lockup period on stock issued to the social
of the sociology department of san jose state, to increase pay for the city's lowest level workers striking a chord with students, who volunteered hours to organize and gather signatures needed to put it on the ballot. >> to go so far, we have the truth, and the truth was this: you can't live on $8 an hour in silicon valley. >> san jose voted with its heart not its head. >> reporter: the measure was opposed by the chamber of commerce who called it bad for business, bad for the city. >> it's not phased in. it doesn't exempt tip earners at restaurants. it doesn't exempt small businesses. it doesn't exempt non-profits. there are going to be a lot of implications. >> reporter: this pizza place downtown is expecting a financial hit. >> i make minimum wage so it will affect me. i have mixed feels. >> reporter: the owner doesn't plan to cut hours or lay off workers. >> probably there will be some price increases, you know, across the board different menu items try to spread it out evenly. >> reporter: for student organizers who every day walk by campus monuments to san jose historical figures who took a
city based electronic arts, consulted with current members of the navy's storied seal team, including the men who may have helped take down osama bin laden. now seven seal's have been reprimanded, their pay partially forfeited, for leaking classified military secrets. the game does not re-create the bin laden raid and it's unclear what information the seal's shared. the navy is not discussing the breach but says the seal's have been punished for misconduct. quote, we do not tolerate deviations from the policies that governor who we are and what we do as sailors in the united states navy. since the raid that brought down bin laden, the seal's team has become a source of intrigue. other seal's are starring in a hollywood movie, act of valor. >> i think eight of them, one of them may be out now, that participated in this. it started off as a recruiting film. >> reporter: the bin laden raid will also be the subject of the hollywood movie dark 30, set to premiere in september. but it's the unapproved disclosure of information to electronic arts that has seven seal's facing punishment now.
controversy. >>> gas rationing in new york city and long island nearly two weeks after superstorm sandy. after this week's nor'easter frustrations growing for thousands of sandy's victims. mark strassmann is in oceanport, new jersey. mark, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. behind me you see one of fema's two tent cities in new jersey. this one is the new home for 750 emergency workers and 60 storm victims. there are also hundreds of thousands of people waking up in their own cold homes this morning, 11 days after sandy hit this shore line. in wintry somerset county northern new jersey, utility crews are still days away from restoring everyone's power. wednesday's nor'easter with his a setback across the disaster zone. adela bolet just had gotten her electricity back on monday. >> such a relief like returning to civilization. >> reporter: that relief didn't last long. >> and then all of a sudden poof. and there we are, back in the middle ages. >> reporter: governor andrew cuoma blasted lipa utility company that services long island. >> part of it is just the
or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousin's house is wet and cold. >> the bathroom used to be over here. >> reporter: and insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage of floodwater in the basement. >> reporter: in this close knit multigenerational community many families lost many things but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam. >> how can you put on a price tag on that. >> gutted and depressing. it this family has lived here for 42 years. they say they want to rebuild. they are still waiting for an insurance adjustor and for the power to be turned back on. back to you. >> here in the bay area multiple events honoring vets. san jose, one of the many parades,th annual parade. -- 94th annual parade. considered one of the biggest. this morning before the parade headed down-market street. >>> in castro valley, veterans monument, years in the making was dedicated at memorial park.
and still showers toward the eureka area. 68 in campbell. 67 in redwood city and 64 in pacifica. lots of sunshine in the east bay. 66 in pleasant hill and 65 in vallejo. insided bay, 67 in oakland. 65 in san francisco and next couple days looking pretty nice other than a little chilly in the morning, lots of sunshine by the afternoon. temperatures start to cool down a little bit come thursday and by friday a chance of showers that could continue into saturday. stronger storms on sunday into monday and more rain expected as we head toward the middle of next week as well. >>> hope you didn't have outdoor plans there weekend. thanks lawrence. outside right now it's nice and dry. no big problems on the major road aways. and look at that, not too many cars on the roadway so far on westbound or eastbound 92 coming on or off the high ride. our photographers are all acrossed bay this morning. here's one near mariposa. this is heading into san francisco. just a heads up. portionings of the northbound lanes of the embarcadro, otherwise let's go to our maps. we have word that all lanes are block
week in the central coastal city, huge protests over the expansion of a petro chemical plant. communist officials say it was good for the economy. 10,000 angry citizens say it was bad for their health. where were you in the crowd? 35-year-old building contractor xu xinglong was in the middle of t he shot this video on his cell phone. the air quality has deteriorated for years, he says. it's not just air quultality but food and water. his daughter he says is always sick. his wife always sneezing. the pollution we suffer is too severe. the people aren't known to protest but they just can't take this anymore. >> reporter: are you not afraid? he told us he doesn't worry. remarkable considering this is how chiennachina's government dealt with protesters on teeianaman square 20 years ago. bowing to public pressure officials decided to halt the expansion of that plant. today outgoing president hu jintao said growing production could mean growing social unrest. and that he said could threaten the power of the communist party. norah? >> so interesting. bill whitaker tha
in the dark and the cold is the new york city neighborhood of belle harbor. it's a community of only a few thousand, but it has seen much more than its share of tragedy. a lot of its residents are cops and firemen, and many were lost on 9/11. then two months later, in 2001, a jumbo jet crashed into the community. now, the storm has swept away a great deal of belle harbor, but it did not take way the grit of the people who always reach out for one another. this was the moment, captured on a phone, when many in belle harbor thought fate would finally take their town. >> susan brady: we were terrified when the fire started, because we watched the houses on the next block go up one after another, and the fire department couldn't get here because the water was so high. >> pelley: the water was six feet high at susan brady's porch when her son shot this video, the moment the neighborhood was squeezed into a narrow space between drowning and burning. >> brian brady: the water was breaking on the back deck. it was coming through the basement windows, the garage. the kitchen window shattered in the
, italy, is getting some of the worst flooding ever reported. rising sea water has flooded 70% of the city. the flood surge which is five feet above normal was triggered by weekend >>> it's a chilly start to the day around the bay area. the sun coming up toward pleasanton and looks like nice sunny skies, but cold temperatures in spots. just above freezing in fairfield, 38 livermore. you get the idea, a chilly start to the day. these temperatures fairly mild, mid-60s in livermore. cool out toward the coastline, a little breezy there. the next couple of days should be a little bit warmer but showers could return on friday. >> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> this national weather report sponsored by macy's. >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the >>> who is paula broadwell? she literally wrote the book on david petraeus. >> there's a good role model there who's value oriented. >> this morning we'll look at these two former soldiers, broadwell and petraeus and why they had so much in common even before their affair. >>> and u.s. airlines say new government reg
almost $1 billion worth of new projects waiting in the wings, the city wants to stamp out new building permits in a matter of months, not years. >> there's no question that time costs money for an awful lot of these folks. >> reporter: projects coming online include three million new square meet of office and r and d spails more than 800,000 residential units and 600,000 square feet of new retail space. it could create thousands of construction and permanent jobs and add $9 million to city coffers in tax revenues. >> we want to move quickly while the iron is hot because we know they can get cold very quickly and we have seen that twice already in the last decade. >> reporter: the collaboration with san jose for some of his company's success has created 60 new well paying jobs with plans for more and sparked the return of world class manufacturing back to silicon valley. >> they supported us in finding the right facility, get the permits in place in a timely fashion to meet milestones for investors and really achieve the success that we have had in a relatively short period of
. the ordeal began on the city's north side just before 9:00 last night at north first and may trick boulevard. traffic it was blocked in the area for hours as investigators checked the suspicious device. driver is now in custody and the area is once again open to traffic. >>> another arrest in the torching of a muni bus. the suspected vandals were caught in pictures and video setting the bus on fire after the giants won the world series. the post led to one arrest last week. yesterday police arrested 19- year-old nicholas hudson of daly city. he will face felony charges including vandalism and arson. police are still looking for more suspects. >>> 4:37 now. some people who live in the oakland hills are now taking action after a rash of home burglaries and even some robberies there. those who attended a meeting last night don't want their faces shown on the air for fear of being targeted. many shared their firsthand accounts of being victimized. >> two men walked down my driveway into my garage and held a gun up at me. i began to scream. and they beat me repeatedly over the head with the gun.
toward the los altos hills. one heavier cell daly city, south san francisco in the next 20 minutes just now moving onshore. the rain is widespread, cold is everywhere. 53 now for concord. san jose 53. san francisco 54. on monday in san jose, a record high of 84 degrees. today in san jose, we dropped nearly 30 degrees all the way down to the mid-50s. coming up in weather i'll talk about how long this will stick around the rain and the cold and have a weekend preview coming up. >>> a powerful november nor'easter delivered another blow to the northeast. the storm pounded the area with rain, snow and winds gusting up to 60 miles an hour. and it has caused more than $200,000 in additional -- excuse me, 200,000 additional power outages in the same areas hit by superstorm sandy. the new storm is pushing residents to the limit. >> everything that i open is here. i'm trying to save it. >> good news is that we have not seen the kind of damage we saw with hurricane sandy and we are confident that we'll be able to move forward in our recovery efforts. >> once again, flight cancellations are piling
york city drivers. we'll have to wait until the rs.kend for the last of the city's flooded tunnels to reopen. and the winds and snows from wednesday's nor'easter killed power to another 200,000 customers, mostly in new jersey. >> and all of this, unfortunately, runs on electric. >> reporter: lynn crofton's fiancee, billy reed, a stroke victim, needs this life- sustaining equipment from his ventilator to nebulizer. they've all had to run on generator power since sandy hit. a who would ever expect in the united states of america that you'd be without power and heat for 11 days? >> reporter: crofton gases up the generator three times a day the paits for the power company. without this life-sustaining equipment. >> we'd be in the hospital. or a nursing home or sitting in a-- sitting in an e.r., and god only knows what he's going to catch this there. i can't do that to another human being. >> reporter: crofton knows she's lucky that at least she has a roof over her head. scott, other families have their entire homes in these mounds of rooms. s> pelley: and a lot of folks are being told
's veterans day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy at least in manhattan. but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsmen to give him five free gallons. >> without this gas you would be in trouble? >> i couldn't charge my cell phone. it's your lifeline. >> you wouldn't have heat? >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class community the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough. very tough. scary. it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed and residents complain they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> we got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousins house is wet and cold. insurance inspectors have yet to survey the damage. in this close knit multigenerational neighborhood many families lost everything, ruined heirlooms. but smith salvaged something special. letters he wrote to his mother from vietnam.
electrical wires have stopped commuter trains in long island. new york city police urging residents to leave low lying neighborhoods but the mayor has not issued any mandatory evacuations. many are staying behind because they're afraid of looting. >> everything i own is here and i'm trying to save it. my wife, my kids, my best friend, mike. and i'm just going to lose everything. my body is shutting down. >> the nor'easter canceled hundreds of flight, including 31 to and from sfo. >>> cbs 5 is partnering with the red cross to help the victims of hurricane sandy. you can donate tomorrow by calling 1-888-5-helps-u. our special hot line will run from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. tomorrow. >>> his final race is over. president obama today thanked cd ing back to work. >> there's no shortage of work to be done. approaching the fiscal cliff with a stalemate on capitol hill, cbs 5 reporter looks ahead to the second term. >> reporter: the president and his family arrived back in washington. the white house is their official home for four more years. >> i've never been more hopeful about our future. >> reporter: t
time. it is getting darker earlier but we get beautiful shots like this. city of san francisco. clear tonight. and san francisco is one of the milder spots. here are your temperatures. livermore 43. san francisco 54. san jose 50. it will be milder tonight because of high thin clouds working its way in from the north. concord 43. oakland 49. redwood city 46. warmer than the past couple nights. we will be frost free. high pressure in control for the next couple days. we are on the northern fringe of this. clouds the next few days. partly cloudy skies as the edge of that high is over the top of the bay area. big weather change coming on friday. low pressure digs in off shore. this will hang out for a few days. once it moves through sunday and monday it will get soggy in here. not just showers here and there, it will be a widespread soaking rainfall, especially sunday and monday. dry tuesday, wednesday, thursday. three dry days. change on friday, showers. weekend looks wet, especially sunday and monday, soggy. upper 60s tomorrow for oakland and concord. san jose 70. redwood city 68. napa
, new york city mayor michael bloomberg asked mr. obama not to come because the presidential visit would use up too many resources. well, now frustrated residents say they hope his visit will speed up the recovery process. more than two weeks later thousands are still without power and heat. 47,000 new yorkers have applied for housing help. >>> unemployment requests are at their highest level in 18 months. possibly due to superstorm sandy 439,000 people seeking help. people can claim unemployment if their workplace is closed and they don't get paid. >>> well, michelle, here's good news. drivers can expect a dip in prices at bay area gas stations in the next couple of weeks. aaa says the seasonal switch from the summer to winter blends helps drive down gas prices. drivers are paying an average $3.98 a gallon around the bay area. gasbuddy.com shows san mateo with the lowest price in the bay at $3.65 a gallon. we have you covered for the cheapest gas prices near you. go to cbssf.com/gas. just enter your zip code and find the cheapest gas in your neighborhood. >>> everything back to normal a
was yesterday, veterans day is observed by most today. >> city, county, state and federal government offices are closed today and there's no mail delivery. banks and schools are closed as well and transit systems will be running on are regular schedule. >>> david petraeus resigned last week and lawmakers are shocked by the news. the head of senate intelligence committee says the fbi didn't tell the committee it was investigating david petraeus and his affair with his biographer. several members of the house and senate say they are confident he'll be called to testify act the benghazi attack. >>> one guy not taking the day off? >> did you turn the heater up? >> i blasted it. >> chilly out there. it's a cold start to the day. you have partly cloudy skies outside, temperatures now in the 30s and 40s, 45 fairfield, 38 concord and 37 in napa. 40s approaching the coastline but see a lot of high colloids over the top of the ridge. could see a few sprinkles north of the golden gate bridge. otherwise, clouds on and off today and temperatures staying down. it will be on the cooler side, numbers near 4
>>> in the area hit by the big mud slide in daly city on tuesday. they are doing what they can now to protect the neighborhood around hillside park. that includes stacking these bales of hay and clearing out storm drains. the hay will prevent more damage after the big mud slide. >> we are going to take our remote control tv camera to go into the pipe itself and then get to the storm drain. then we candy vet water to the location. >> officials don't expect any more problems from the 8" pipe that broke but it's likely to take weeks to finally get it repaired. >>> let's check in with the rain man because we are going to get wet here for the next week. >> yeah. going to get wet. i don't think we'll see flooding rains for those folks in daly city but i wouldn't park on that street again for a while. yeah, looks like a dry day today but this is it. we are going to head back into very wet pattern now in the bay area. outside right now, it is a quiet start to the morning some temperatures dropping off, 37 degrees in santa rosa, 38 in fairfield, 41 in livermore and 43 degrees in san jose. as we look
in new york city in about an hour and a half to tour the devastation left by hurricane sandy. then tomorrow he sits down with congressional leaders from both sides to discuss ways to avoid going over the fiscal cliff. charlie and norah? >> nancy cordes, thank you. cbs political director john dick erson is here with me. >> it's good to be in washington. >> you've reversed roles here. you're here and norah is in new york. mindful of second-term presidents who overreach. there was a part of it that was restrained yesterday. the part that wasn't was when he took a whack at senators mccain and graham. that stood out in part in contrast to the other reserved approach he took to taxes, even saying he was being self reflective about dealing with congress, on the one hand, being self reflective about dealing with congress on the other hand he was so strong with mccain and graham. mccain and graham are taking a political shot at the president by picking on susan rice. if they want to pick on anyone, they should pick on him or the intelligence chiefs who gave her the intelligence that s
by hurricane sandy gas rationing begins this morning in new york city and some surrounding suburbs. new york governor andrew cuomo is calling for an investigation of the utility company that serves long island. more than 230,000 customers there remain without power this morning. >>> overseas syrian president bashir al assad denies the syrian army is killing syrian people. in an interview with russian tv assad said there's no problem between him and the syrian people. there is no civil war in syria. and the 19 month uprising is the product of terrorism. he said he's not leaving, i will live and die in syria. >>> an update on that young pakistani girl targeted by the taliban. the british hospital where malala yousufzai is recovering released this video of her. she was shot in the head by the taliban in october for speaking out against militants and call for education for women. there was a call in britain to nominate her for the nobel peace prize. >>> secretary of state hillary clinton remembered slain u.s. ambassador to libya chris stevens. she gave an award to stevens sister yesterday. in an
: scott. this mini city is a state-run shelter camp, a series of tents heat stretches across 40 acres in the parking lot of a racetrack. it's in partnership with fema's disaster response here along with hundreds of mobile homes ayw on their way to areas devastated by sandy. this is the evacuee mess hall? >> yes. >> reporter: fema took us inside the camp, complete with hot meals and hot showers. it was built for utility workers a week ago. it now houses 4,000 utility ilrkers, first responders, and contractors in large, heated tents. >> we have some linemen from innada that are here. the other people are processing n. >> reporter: but 200 storm victims also live here now. more show up everyday. e' we're here to assist them and we're going to do everything possible to help them along the them >> reporter: fema hopes to relocate the evacuees within a couple days to other temporary housing. and the goal of everybody in this room essentially is to get p get the power back on, get into housing and close this facility down. >> reporter: but 11 days after sandy, thousands of storm victims alon
's day parade was also a salute to the city's recovery from sandy, at least in manhattan. >> i feel like i'm back in vietnam. >> but 14 miles away in brooklyn vietnam veteran danny smith walked to a gas line to wait for an hour for national guardsman to give him five free gallons. >> without the gas for this generator, you would be in trouble. >> i wouldn't be able to charge a cell phone. and the cell phone is your life line to the insurance companies and to other families who are trying to find out are you okay. >> and a cold night you wouldn't have heat. >> no heat. >> reporter: in brooklyn's working class gerrittsen beach community all the streets were flooded by sandy's storm surge. almost two weeks later no one here has power. >> tough? >> very tough, it is scary it is dark here at night with no lights. >> reporter: 1700 of the 2400 homes were damaged or destroyed. and residents complained they have been forgotten in the city's recovery. smith showed us the neighborhood. >> he got wiped out. she got wiped out. they got wiped out. >> reporter: his cousin's house is wet and cold. >> b
. city, cone, federal and state offices are closed today and there is no mail delivery. banks and schools are closed as well. >>> wall street will reopen thorn and try to recover from the worst week since last june, hoping lawmakers can agree on a deal to avoid the fiscal cliff next wear. without an agreement $1.2 billion in cuts would go into effect january 1st, triggering a new recession. >>> grocery workers on the picket lines hope to get disputes resolved as soon as possible. their concern over a proposed wage freeze and sunday and holiday pay. both sides agreed not to discuss negotiations openly but striking workers are cautiously optimistic. >> the workers are committed to stay out here till they have a contract. >> the overall package the company says is one of the best in the industry. >>> jumps in the car, didn't have a coat and it was 36 degrees. the heat receiver probably still on. >> very chilly. today we start out cold in spots, diving down to the 30s this morning, 36 in fairfield, 38 concord and 37 in nap arc valley. it's a cold start to the morning we have a lot of clouds m
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